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Current person in role: Jar Turner (2015-present)

Daily Local News – August 24, 2015

Two years ago, the Bloomington Police Department requested the military supply them with a mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle, according to a database compiled by the magazine Mother Jones; The U.S. Navy has awarded Indiana University a one-point-six-six million dollar grant to fund education in what are known as the STEM fields; Monroe County officials are moving forward with the process …

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Books Unbound – Elizabeth Stoddard and the 1860s, Part Nine: ‘Two Men’ Chapters 18-22

The novel Two Men continues as rumor spreads of a Parke family heir’s affair with a biracial woman. The compressed, elliptical and sometimes satiric style of American contrarian Elizabeth Stoddard (1823–1902) expresses the tensions and anxieties of the Civil War era in its themes of race, family bloodlines, class, sectarian religion, gender roles, and regional and national identity. This complex …

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Activate! – Jaqueline Bauer: Hoosier to Hoosier Community Sale

Jaqueline Bauer talks about the history of the Hoosier to Hoosier Community Sale and the opportunities it affords for volunteers and sale attenders. Also, more sustainability volunteer opportunities from the City of Bloomington Volunteer Network. LINKS Hoosier 2 Hoosier Sale a program of Indiana University Office Of Sustainability H2H Sale Day Volunteers Monroe County Energy Challenge Ambassadors Greening IU Athletics

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Books Unbound – Elizabeth Stoddard and the 1860s, Part Eight: ‘Two Men’ Chapters 14-18

Two Men, the second novel by Elizabeth Stoddard (1823–1902), is a family saga published in 1865, in the immediate aftermath of the Civil War. In this week’s episode, the arrival of the three women of the Lang family brings the theme of race to the forefront. Mrs. Lang is the former mistress of a white slaveholder who has sent her …

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Safe and Civil City Director Rafi Hassan Explains Program’s Resources

As a new group of college students enter Bloomington this week, the city government is publicizing its resources aimed at making the community welcome to diverse populations. Last week, the hosts of WFHB’s Bring it On spoke with city’s Safe and Civil City Director, Rafi Hassan, about how that department responds to instances of bigotry and what resources it offers …

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Daily Local News – August 17, 2015

Monroe County Council member Shelli Yoder announced today she plans to run for Congress again; The Monroe County Solid Waste Management District’s Board of Directors got a concise breakdown of expenditures on the County’s new recycling facility last week; Commuters who make use of State Road 45, or 2nd Street, should be aware of a single lane closure that may …

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Local Live Remote – Spissy

WFHB’s Local Live Remote Broadcast takes you inside The Bishop for an exclusive performance from Bloomington’s own Spissy! Hosted by Jar Turner Engineered for broadcast by Jim Lang Produced by Erin Tobey Executive Producer is Jim Manion Originally aired on August 5, 2015.

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Local Live – Jack Whittle & Doc Malone

Jack Whittle & Doc Malone grace our presence in our Local Live studio for some unforgettable guitar slidin’, harmonica wailin’, blues and boogie music. SONGS 1. Frozen Pipes 2. Factory Work 3. Rose Tinted Glasses 4. Cold Shower Boogie 5. Mixed Drink 6. Lovin’ In My Sweet Baby’s Eyes Hosted by Jar Turner Engineered by Jim Lang Produced by Erin …

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Activate! – First Book Challenge: Akola Christian

Patty Callison from Team First Book of Monroe County, and Jennifer Meyers from Monroe Smart Start on their joint endeavor with IU Health Riley Physicians to raise funds for books for kids without access to reading material with Tongue Twister Tag!! Play now until August 28th. LINKS First Book Monroe County Tounge Twister Tag Challenge Fundraising Volunteers

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Books Unbound – Elizabeth Stoddard and the 1860s, Part Seven: ‘Two Men’ Chapters 10–14

Two Men, the second novel by Elizabeth Stoddard (1823–1902), is a family saga published in 1865, in the immediate aftermath of the Civil War, but is set before the war. In this episode, a visit from Philippa’s attractive college friend reveals Parke as a ladies’ man, and prompts other family members to recognize their own desires. The theme of race …

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